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LOUNGEWEAR IS NOW 'ALL-DAY-WEAR'

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LOUNGEWEAR IS NOW 'ALL-DAY-WEAR'

“Loungewear is now all-day-wear” or so I read online. Whether you agree  with this or not loungewear is now certainly a style which, given the life that so many of us are now living due to the Covid Pandemic, is being massively embraced by everyone. Whether working from home, zoom meetings, working out, home schooling, doing the house work, gardening, exercising, or just chilling, it is the one apparel category which is seeing a rise in demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It seems to be one of the few things which seems to be a benefit of lockdown - comfortable...

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WINTER WHITES

WINTER WHITES

 As winter crawls slowly towards Spring - we await the first peep of winter white promise from the beautiful Snowdrop (The Greek name Galanthus - translates to ‘Milk Flower’). We are delighted to say that we found our first one pushing though on the way up to May Hill on todays walk. Often scented with tiny white flowers, snowdrops appear when there are few other flowers in bloom. They never fail to lift the spirits during the dull days of winter. Being tiny  plants, they can easily be grown in the smallest of gardens, making it possible to collect just...

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Rafts Solid 925 Silver and Semi Precious Stone Range

Rafts Solid 925 Silver and Semi Precious Stone Range

Here at Raft we always have in stock a fantastic range of Solid 925 Silver jewellery and we have been making an extra effort to share these with you online during lockdown. Many of our pieces include semi precious stones allowing you to match your outfits perfectly, pick out the colour of your eyes or blend with your skin tone. In addition, semi-precious stones are thought to have properties and strengths - we are now adding these to the descriptions of each jewellery item on our website to help you add sentiment to your gift for a loved one. Whether you...

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Michelle Blake - Lockdown Style Message

Michelle Blake - Lockdown Style Message

The beautiful Michelle Blake, styling up two of our staple silk pieces for a floaty yet elegant look, whilst chatting about her thoughts on style during lockdown. Thanks Michelle and see you soon. 

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SUNFLOWER PESTO

SUNFLOWER PESTO

It's that time of year again - where the heady scent of fresh pesto starts to open its cherry white flowers. Thank you to Annie for sending in the great picture of Hetty in the garlic and reminding us of this fab summer recipe. This is a delicious basil pesto alternative, bulging with summer sun and  so easy to make. Perfect on toast or fresh bread, as a dip, tossed through pasta, dolloped on baked potato or any way you fancy. INGREDEINTS 1/4 cup toasted sunflower seeds pinch of sea salt to taste 1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon...

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